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Racehorses in History

June: Fairy Chant
b. 1937
Why: A champion at 3 and 4, Fairy Chant won the Beldame twice. She was in the money for 26 of her 42 races.

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Managing Expectations

Note: A revised version of this post appears at The Blood-Horse.

While there is much excitement in certain quarters over the upcoming debut of brother, Barbaro’s brother Nicanor, it’s a good idea to temper expectations with a bit of reality. Most horses never compete at racing’s highest level. Some show early promise that [...]

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It was a tough day at work yesterday, both on a practical level (simply keeping our servers up was a challenge) and of course emotionally. Some of the better articles I have come across include this one by Jane Smiley and Beyer’s commentary is worth a read as well. Meghan O’Rourke’s piece for [...]